Ontario man says life insurance application denied due to anxiety disorder

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A man in Elmira, Ont., says Sun Life Financial denied his application for life insurance because he has generalized anxiety disorder, and he's worried the practice could discourage others from seeking help for mental illness.

Robert Pugh, 32, and his wife, Amber, have a toddler and another child on the way.

In the spring, the couple decided each would purchase a term-based life insurance policy, so neither would be left struggling to pay the mortgage if the other parent were to die unexpectedly.

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Original Article Source Credits:   CBC  , https://www.cbc.ca/

Article Written By:  Paula Duhatschek 

Original Article Posted on:  August 12, 2019

Link to Original Article:  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/ontario-man-says-life-insurance-application-denied-due-to-anxiety-disorder-1.5238719